Posted September 10, 2013 on
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Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
Miguel Cabrera wasn't around for the whole game, and the way Chris Sale pitched his presence might not have mattered.
Sale outpitched Max Scherzer, denying him his 20th win, and Cabrera and manager Jim Leyland were ejected in the first inning as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Monday night.
Sale (11-12) gave up one run and four hits and struck out eight in eight innings to win for the fifth time in six decisions. And though he was thankful that Cabrera was ejected early, he didn't pitch like he needed much help getting through a struggling Detroit lineup.
''The guy's the best hitter in the game, so it does change the game . the dynamic of it,'' White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. ''But I think the way Chris was throwing tonight and the way we scored I would hope that he would have been able to still do the same stuff.''
After an 0-1 pitch, the reigning AL MVP and 2012 Triple Crown winner complained to home plate ump...
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For the 2nd time this season Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers was ejected for arguing balls and strikes in the middle of an at-bat. It happened again last night in the 1st inning as he was hit in the leg with a Chris Sale breaking ball but seemingly offered at the pitch, not checking his powerful swing in time.
The call appeared correct in that when you swing at the pitch, even...
Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera saw his night end almost before it began in a loss to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night after he was ejected in the first inning. Chicago pitcher Chris Sale threw a slider that hit Cabrera on the leg, but home plate umpire […]
Below is a couple of GIFs that align six different Miguel Cabrera home runs on a grid, each one hit on a ball located outside of the strike zone in a different area of the plate. It’s pretty definitive evidence that, as a pitcher, you stand absolutely no chance when Miggy is in the box. [Reddit] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
And here we go again with MLB umpires injecting themselves too much into a baseball game.
During the first inning of tonight’s Tigers/White Sox game, third baseman Miguel Cabrera was struck in the leg by a pitch from Chicago’s Chris Sale. However instead of taking first base home plate umpire Brian Gorman called Cabrera on a swinging strike as the All-Star pleaded to get an appeal...
It was a unique sight in Chicago when Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera was tossed during his first at-bat as the Tigers took on the White Sox.
The ejection came in just the first inning of the matchup when, in the second pitch of his at-bat, Miggy was hit on the knee by a wild pitch from Chris Sale. Home plate umpire Brian Gorman ruled that Cabrera had swung on the pitch and called...
With Miguel Cabrera dealing with nagging injuries, the Detroit Tigers are considering giving their superstar time off down the stretch to rest.A day game after a night game might seem like a good idea for a break, but manager Jim Leyland may want to keep Cabrera in the lineup given his history against Kansas City Royals scheduled starter Bruce Chen.The AL Central-leading Tigers again...
Miguel Cabrera didn't have much of a chance to help Max Scherzer get his 20th win and the Detroit Tigers end their recent slump.
Just three batters into the first inning, Cabrera was ejected by home plate umpire Brian Gorman and Detroit went on to lose 5-1 to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
The reigning AL MVP and 2012 Triple Crown winner complained to Gorman that he...
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera and manager Jim Leyland were both ejected in the top of the first inning of Monday night's game against the Chicago White Sox.
Cabrera began complaining to home plate umpire Brian Gorman that he felt he was struck in the right leg by a pitch from White Sox starter Chris Sale.
After fouling off the next pitch, Cabrera continued complaining...
Everything was fine until three batters into the game.
Or until the third pitch to the third batter.
At that point the continuation of a Tigers trip which hasn’t exactly been their best got worse got angrier maybe even got a little worrisome with a 5-1 loss Monday night to the White Sox.
And with the early ejection of Miguel Cabrera.
The loss trimmed the Tigers’ lead over...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chris Sale outpitched Max Scherzer, denying him 20 wins, and Miguel Cabrera was ejected in the first inning as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Monday night.
Sale (11-12) gave up one run and four hits in eight innings to win for the fifth time in six decisions.
Scherzer (19-3) gave up five runs and six hits in four innings as he lost consecutive...
While Max Scherzer takes another attempt at his 20th win, the Detroit Tigers aren't likely to have a breakout performance offensively with Chris Sale on the mound.
Scherzer again looks to become the first pitcher to reach the 20-win mark while dealing the White Sox their 10th loss in 11 games Monday night when a pair of All-Star pitchers face off in Chicago.
Aside from a 16...
It’s long been a foregone conclusion that Miguel Cabrera is going to win the 2013 American League Most Valuable Player Award. It’s long felt like a foregone conclusion that this will happen despite Cabrera again finishing well behind Mike Trout in league WAR. The question hasn’t been whether Trout will finish first or second; it’s […]
82-60, first place, 5.5 games ahead of the Indians (violation of agreement, currently under review).
We need a replacement for the “good game” cliche. Let’s go with well-played loss. Losing 4-3 gives the Royals the series edge at 8-7 and drops Detroit’s record to 15-21 in one-run games.
Duffy didn’t throw enough strikes for the Tigers to hit, and apparently their bats rusted...
Detroit Tigers: 82-61, 1st Place (5.5 ahead of Cleveland).
The Tigers still have a fairly comfortable 5.5 game lead over Cleveland, so things are hardly going badly. Although they may have the race in hand, it is hardly encouraging to watch them hobble down the home stretch (literally and figuratively), and hardly a good harbinger for the postseason.
The playoffs are mostly about...